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While there has been legitimately founded fears on the impact of this year’s El Niño, the persistence of lingering economic trends, more than the...

What Nigerian StartUp CEO’s can learn from Twitter CEOs resignation

News broke Thursday that the CEO of Twitter, Dick Costello had resigned. Dick has been on the firing line since Twitter went public back...

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All hail ‘Emperor’ Emefiele as inflation rate jumps to highest in 2 years

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[ANALYSIS] BP report reveals 3 bearish trends for Nigeria

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Nigeria 1- Jágaban 0! Can Buhari talk about the economy now!!

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How I made 100% on this penny stock within month

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